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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) contract

Synonyms: contract, contract bridge Definition: a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid

Hypernyms: bridge Definition: any of various card games based on whist for four players

Synonyms: contract Definition: a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Hypernyms: written agreement Definition: a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties

Synonyms: declaration, contract Definition: (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

Hypernyms: bid, bidding Definition: (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

Synonyms for (verb) contract

Synonyms: take, contract, get Definition: be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness Usage: He got AIDS; She came down with pneumonia; She took a chill

Hypernyms: sicken, come down Definition: get sick Usage: She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

Synonyms: shrink, contract Definition: become smaller or draw together Usage: The fabric shrank; The balloon shrank

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, reduce, foreshorten, shorten Definition: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements Usage: The manuscript must be shortened

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: contract, narrow Definition: make or become more narrow or restricted Usage: The selection was narrowed; The road narrowed

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: concentrate, condense, contract Definition: compress or concentrate Usage: Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: undertake, contract Definition: enter into a contractual arrangement

Hypernyms: promise, assure Definition: make a promise or commitment

Synonyms: contract Definition: make smaller Usage: The heat contracted the woollen garment

Hypernyms: shrink, reduce Definition: reduce in size; reduce physically Usage: Hot water will shrink the sweater; Can you shrink this image?

Synonyms: press, compact, compress, constrict, contract, squeeze Definition: squeeze or press together Usage: she compressed her lips; the spasm contracted the muscle

Hypernyms: tighten Definition: become tight or tighter Usage: The rope tightened

Synonyms: sign, sign on, sign up, contract Definition: engage by written agreement Usage: They signed two new pitchers for the next season

Hypernyms: hire, employ, engage Definition: engage or hire for work Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?